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Indiana schools get early jump on college basketball season

Dec. 16, 2022 12:01 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Woodson grew up in Indiana watching the Hoosiers, Purdue and Notre Dame battle for bragging rights, television time and tournament bids. Back then, Woodson and other Indiana prep stars were treated like royalty while coaches Bob Knight, Digger Phelps and...

Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings

Dec. 12, 2022 18:26 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Dec. 12: GIRLS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Pearland, 16-1; 2. Humble Summer Creek, 14-1; 3. South Grand Prairie, 10-4; 4. SA Northside Clark, 13-3; 5....

Kansas school's students disciplined for offensive behavior

Dec. 09, 2022 18:07 PM EST

Several students at a Kansas high school have been disciplined for their behavior during a high school basketball game after a coach accused them of making offensive chants toward his team. Topeka High School Coach Geo Lyons said his team was subjected to “racial slurs, threats and...

Randle, Knicks win 113-89 after Hawks lose another starter

Dec. 07, 2022 23:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Trae Young's sneakers proclaimed him the “King of Broadway," Julius Randle was the one who ruled things inside Madison Square Garden. Randle had 34 points and 17 rebounds and the New York Knicks capitalized on another key Atlanta Hawks injury to coast to a...

Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings

Dec. 06, 2022 21:18 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Dec. 5: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Richardson Lake Highlands, 6-1; 2. North Crowley, 11-2; 3. Humble Summer Creek, 7-2; 4. Fort Bend Elkins, 8-2; 5....

Two Kansas high schools investigate offensive chants at game

Dec. 06, 2022 17:39 PM EST

Two Kansas high schools are investigating after students at one school reportedly yelled racist and offensive taunts at the other school's basketball team. Topeka High School's team was subjected to “racial slurs, threats and disgusting taunts,” during a game on Saturday with...

Jimmy V Classic more than game for Iowa's Patrick McCaffery

Dec. 05, 2022 15:48 PM EST

Iowa's meeting with No. 15 Duke at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night is more than just another game to Patrick McCaffery. The game opens the Jimmy V Classic doubleheader, which raises funds for cancer research through the V Foundation. The second game matches No. 2 Texas against...

Changes let high school athletes bank big endorsement bucks

Nov. 30, 2022 15:12 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jada Williams was a social media star and a talented point guard when she moved with her mother from a Kansas City suburb to San Diego, looking to play basketball for a high school powerhouse and parlay her online prowess into endorsement deals. She found it all in...

Social media makes Jada Williams a face of high school NIL

Nov. 30, 2022 15:10 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It’s the middle of the afternoon and Jada Williams begins a live stream on Instagram. In a heartbeat, more than 1,000 of her 671,000 followers join the broadcast and begin typing in questions and comments. Williams does her best to follow along as the comments...

$10M settlement announced in heat death of Georgia student

Nov. 29, 2022 16:13 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The parents of a Georgia high school basketball player who collapsed while practicing outdoors in sweltering heat and later died announced Tuesday that they have agreed to a $10 million settlement with the school district. As part of the settlement, the Clayton...